Effects of Bearing Ration on Static Strength of Riveted Joints

by J. Jones,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 6, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper


Evidence is presented showing that in riveted joints of usual structural proportions, subjected to substantially static loads, joint strength will not be reduced if ratio of rivet bearing stress to axial or shearing stress is increased above that sanctioned by most specifications for steel buildings and bridges.

Subject Headings: Steel structures | Axial forces | Statics (mechanics) | Structural strength | Rivets | Joints | Steel bridges | Axial loads

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